The ultimate motivation
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Near the end for Bill Parcells as Jets coach, he happened to cross paths with Curtis Martin in the men's room of Weeb Ewbank Hall.
"Hey, Boy Wonder," Parcells called over. "Who's going to keep you humble when I leave."
Parcells had believed in him, even when Martin hadn't believed in himself coming out of the University of Pittsburgh. Parcells believed, even when Martin needed his pastor to convince him an NFL career was worth the trouble for a running back who had ...
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